Scott Robinson (footballer)

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Scott Robinson
Personal information
Full name Scott Robinson
Date of birth (1992-03-12) 12 March 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Heart of Midlothian
Number 8[1]
Youth career
-2006 Hutchison Vale Boys Club
2006–2008 Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Heart of Midlothian 89 (2)
National team
2008 Scotland U16 3 (2)
2008–2009 Scotland U17 10 (0)
2009 Scotland U19 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Scott Robinson (born 12 March 1992 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Championship, as a Midfielder.

Career[edit]

Hearts[edit]

Robinson attended Boroughmuir High School[2] and played for Hutchison Vale Boys Club before signing his professional contract at Hearts in April 2006.[3]

He made his first team debut as a substitute on 26 April 2008, as a striker, against Inverness Caledonian Thistle in Hearts 1–0 win at Tynecastle Stadium.[4] In doing so he became the youngest player in SPL history[5] and also the youngest player to have ever played competitive football for Hearts.[6] He was 16 years, 1 month and 14 days old.[7] He was given a new contract on 14 July 2008 extending his stay until 2011.

He spent the following season playing reserve and under 19 fixtures to gain experience.[3][7] He returned to first team football on 26 September 2009 against Hamilton as a substitute,[8] going on to score his first competitive goal for Hearts in a 1–1 draw with Rangers at Ibrox on 23 January 2010.[9] He made 14 appearances in total that season.[10]

Having impressed during his four first team appearances during the 2010–11 season Robinson was awarded a new two year deal, extending his stay until 2013.[11] Robinson featured during pre season in Germany for the 2011–12 season[12] and began to establish himself as a regular under new manager Paulo Sérgio at the start of the season, in a new central midfield role.[13] He made his European debut against Tottenham Hotspur F.C. at White Hart Lane.[14]

Scotland[edit]

Robinson has represented Scotland at U16, U17 and U19 level.[15]

His first appearance for Scotland came at under 17 level against Malta on 14 January 2008.[16] With his first goals for Scotland coming at under 16 level scoring twice against Spain on 2 February 2008[17] and on 16 August 2010 he captained the under 19 squad in an International Challenge Match against Malta.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 10 May 2014[19][20]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Hearts 2007–08 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2008–09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009–10 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 1
2010–11 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 1
2011–12 20 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 28 1
2012–13 13 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 18 0
2013–14 36 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 41 1
2014–15 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0
Total 89 2 9 0 10 2 3 0 111 4
Career Totals 89 2 9 0 10 2 3 0 111 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hearts First Team Squad". Heart of Midlothian F.C. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hearts youngster Scott knows his work is only just beginning". Scotsman Publications. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Scott Robinson Hearts Profile". Heart of Midlothian F.C. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hearts 1–0 Inverness CT". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 26 April 2008. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "SPL Individual Records". 26 April 2008. 
  6. ^ "Will you see history be made today?". 26 April 2008. 
  7. ^ a b "Hearts youngster Scott Robinson is desperate for more games". Daily Record. 26 December 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Hearts 2 – 1 Hamilton". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 26 September 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Rangers 1 – 1 Hearts". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  10. ^ "Scott Robinson Soccerbase Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "New Hearts Deals". Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  12. ^ "Hearts starlet Scott Robinson: Scoring goal at Ibrox was highlight of my career so far.. but it was false dawn". Daily Record. 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  13. ^ "I'm glad I made decision to focus on being a midfielder – I'm a rubbish up front, says Hearts kid Scott Robinson". Daily Record. 25 September 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "Scott Robinson Uefa Profile". Uefa. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  15. ^ "Scott Robinson SFA Profile". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  16. ^ "MALTA v SCOTLAND". SFA. 16 January 2008. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  17. ^ "SPAIN 2 v 2 SCOTLAND". SFA. 2 February 2008. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  18. ^ "Scotland 2 v 0 Malta". SFA. 16 August 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  19. ^ "Scott Robinson Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  20. ^ Scott Robinson career stats at Soccerbase

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